In this edition, read about what the newly formed Blue Print Action Group is all about, why citizens should be vary of unbridled development, how construction debris is letting sewage enter a lake, and more…
The body that must plan the city is dysfunctional. But forming another body to run the city does not go well with citizen groups. What does this entail for the future of Bengaluru Blue Print Action Group?
On account of operation of Metro East-West (Byappanahalli to Nayandahalli) corrider, a BMTC press note states that BMTC will operate the following feeder services from 16/05/2016 for the benefit of the passengers travelling in Metro.
BBMP has put its foot down to make the implementation of plastic ban a success. However, ward level citizen volunteers are an essential ingredient in the success of plastic ban and scientific waste management.
BBMP Property tax payment cycle is underway. Here’s a guide that explains the process and lists the problems, along with the changes introduced this year. Note: This article was originally published on April 18th, and
In this edition: NGT orders demolition of encroachment on Bellandur wetlands, fines developers; Paying property tax for 2016-17 (updated); BMTC says no to safety alarms on buses?; Getting khata without paying a bribe… all this and more!
The fight citizens have been fighting on a mega project on Bellandur lakebed has come to an end, with the National Green Tribunal asking the developers to pay fine and vacate the encroachments. What more does the judgment say? Read more.
In early 2015, a safety alarm that allowed women notify fellow commuters about harassment was piloted in five BMTC buses in 2015. Since then, it has been waiting for a go-ahead from BMTC to install it in other vehicles. Here’s why.
Many a time, empty, unmaintained plots become spaces for dumping garbage. Here’s how a citizen ensured that one such plot didn’t go that way, and became the children’s playground it was supposed to be.